Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - J. K. Rowling (Hardcover)

The Original Screenplay

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J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay.
 

When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone . . .

Inspired by the original Hogwart's textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader's bookshelf.

Product Details

Barcode
9781408708989
Department
Books
Released
18 Nov 2016
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
J. K. Rowling
Subtitle
The Original Screenplay
Binding
Hardback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Language
English
Number of Pages
304
Dimensions
216 x 135 x 135mm (430g)

Annotation

J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay.

Summary

When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone . . .

Inspired by the original Hogwart's textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader's bookshelf.

The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will have its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Movie/TV Tie-In
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / General
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Action & Adventure
BISAC Subject 5
Fiction / Fantasy / General
BIC Classification 1
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Fantasy drama, English
Library Subject 2
Children's plays, English
Dewey Classification
822.92
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series of seven books, published between 1997 and 2007, which have sold over 450 million copies worldwide, are distributed in more than 200 territories and translated into 79 languages, and have been turned into eight blockbuster films by Warner Bros.

She has written three companion volumes to the series in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in aid of Comic Relief; and The Tales of Beedle the Bard in aid of her children's charity Lumos.

Her website and e-publisher Pottermore is the digital hub of the Wizarding World.

She has recently collaborated with writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany on the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, which is now running at The Palace Theatre in London's West End.
J.K. Rowling is also the author of a novel for adult readers, The Casual Vacancy, and, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is the author of three crime novels featuring private detective Cormoran Strike, which are to be adapted for BBC television.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them marks J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut.

Customer Reviews

This Year!

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This year, we may be in a year where the unimaginable is happening! But at least 2 of those are the glory of the wizarding year!! great read, a must for any fan!!